Downtown Atlanta is a neighborhood within Atlanta, Georgia.
Downtown offers a variety of experiences for home buyers who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time outdoors. It is easy to find lively areas in this neighborhood. Despite the fact that there are many people around most of the time, there are few nearby entertainment venues, and with its about 30 bars, there are options for nighttime activities. Main streets, such as Peachtree Street, are excellent for those who enjoy going out. Accessing public green spaces, such as Centennial Olympic Park, is easy from the majority of locations within the neighborhood since there are around 10 of them nearby for residents to visit.
The sizeable percentage of large apartment buildings in the housing stock of Downtown is an important part of its character. This part of Atlanta also has a variety of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy roughly 70% of the dwellings in Downtown and 30% are occupied by owners. The median year of construction for properties in this part of the city is 1984.
House buyers in Downtown will appreciate that a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a short walk away. Moreover, those who enjoy dining out won't have to go far in this area, where over 300 restaurants and over 50 cafes are available, for example along Park Place S. It is also convenient to get to a selection of clothing stores on foot. As far as education is concerned, both primary and secondary schools are easy to walk to from most properties for sale in Downtown.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is very easy to move around in this neighborhood. This area is very well-suited for traveling on foot; most common errands can be run without having to use a vehicle, and there are also numerous businesses in proximity. Getting around by public transit is very easy in this part of Atlanta by reason of plenty of nearby rapid transit stations on the Blue Line, Gold Line, Green Line and Red Line, and approximately 40 nearby bus lines. Traveling by car is also very easy in this neighborhood. Parking is generally easy, and it is a very short drive to the nearest highway, such as Interstate 20, from any location in Downtown.